Navigation Links
Emisphere Technologies Announces the Launch of a Human Clinical Trial For Oral Parathyroid Hormone (PTH)
Date:6/30/2008

Phase I Study to Explore the Effects of Eligen(R) Delivery Technology on

Healthy Postmenopausal Women

CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Emisphere Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: EMIS) announced today that Novartis Pharma AG has launched a Phase I study in postmenopausal women to determine the safety and tolerability of oral PTH134, a combination of human PTH-1-34 and the absorption enhancer 5-CNAC using Emisphere's proprietary Eligen(R) technology, for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. The study is designed to assess the bioavailability profile of increasing doses of PTH-1-34 combined with different amounts of 5-CNAC administered orally. The trial is being conducted in Switzerland and is estimated to yield first interpretable results by the end of the year.

Osteoporosis is a disease associated with a gradual thinning and weakening of the bones, occurring most frequently in women after menopause. Thinner and weaker bones are increasingly susceptible to fractures. Untreated postmenopausal osteoporosis can lead to chronic back pain, disabling fractures, and lost mobility.

About Emisphere Technologies, Inc.

Emisphere Technologies, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that focuses on a unique and improved delivery of therapeutic molecules using its Eligen(R) technology. These molecules and compounds could be currently available or in development. Such molecules are usually delivered by injection; in many cases, their benefits are limited due to poor bioavailability, slow on-set of action or variable absorption. The Eligen(R) technology can be applied to the oral route of administration as well other delivery pathways, such as buccal, rectal, inhalation, intra-vaginal or transdermal. The web site is: http://www.emisphere.com.

Safe Harbor Statement Regarding Forward-looking Statements

The statements in this release and oral statements made by representatives of Emisphere relating to matters that are not historical facts (including without limitation those regarding the timing or potential outcomes of research collaborations or clinical trials, any market that might develop for any of Emisphere's product candidates and the sufficiency of Emisphere's cash and other capital resources) are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, the likelihood that future research will prove successful, the likelihood that any product in the research pipeline will receive regulatory approval in the United States or abroad, the ability of Emisphere and/or its partners to develop, manufacture and commercialize products using Emisphere's drug delivery technology, Emisphere's ability to fund such efforts with or without partners, and other risks and uncertainties detailed in Emisphere's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including those factors discussed under the caption "Risk Factors" in Emisphere's Annual Report on Form 10-K (file no. 1-10615) filed on March 17, 2008 and our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2008, filed on May 7, 2008.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Emisphere Technologies, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Emisphere Technologies, Inc. Announces 2007 Second Quarter Financial Results
2. Emisphere Technologies, Inc. Announces 2007 Third Quarter Financial Results
3. Emisphere Technologies Announces Positive Results From Animal Studies on Oral B12 Using eligen(R) Technology
4. Emisphere Announces Second Study Demonstrating Dramatic Increases in Absorption of Oral B12 Using eligen(R) Technology at Lower Doses
5. Proof of Concept Study in Second Species Demonstrates Increase in Absorption of Oral B12 Using Emisphere Technology
6. King Pharmaceuticals and Palatin Technologies Delay Immediate Plans for Phase 3 Clinical Program With Bremelanotide for Erectile Dysfunction
7. Rockwell Medical Technologies, Inc. Begins Patient Enrollment for its SFP Dose-Ranging Study
8. Rockwell Medical Technologies, Inc. Begins Dosing Patients for SFP Phase IIb Clinical Study
9. New Clinical Studies Confirm Mauna Kea Technologies Cellvizio(R) GI in Range of Procedures
10. Palatin Technologies, Inc. Reports Initiation of Human Trials for the Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure
11. Senesco Technologies Initiates Preclinical Studies for Cancer Target
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/4/2016)... , May 4, 2016 ... addition of the  "Global Acute Ischemic Stroke ...  report to their offering.       ... Global Acute Ischemic Stroke Market and ... into Acute Ischemic Stroke pipeline products, Acute ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... 2016 Global Insulin Needles ... 09 key companies and supported with 272 tables ... study on the current state of the Insulin ... industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain ... for the international market including development history, competitive ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... , May 3, 2016  As a teenager, an ... rheumatic fever, which damaged his heart. He continued enjoying ... by June 2013, Shepherd,s heart was giving out and ... On June 20, 2013, the Mesa, Arizona ... Heart (TAH-t). Like a heart transplant, the SynCardia TAH-t ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:5/4/2016)... NY (PRWEB) , ... May 04, 2016 , ... ... non-profit organization devoted exclusively to funding innovative lymphoma research and serving the lymphoma ... ā€“ is set to return to the esteemed Quaker Ridge Golf Club in ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... May 04, 2016 , ... Nike Rugby Camp's success is due in large ... founder of Elite Rugby Camps and current Nike Camp director, has offered an all ... , ā€œIā€™m excited for our eighth summer here in San Diego,ā€ says Willis. ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Washington Wellness Center today announced its tenth anniversary of providing ... started out as an idea to provide a holistic approach to wellness has now ... by Dr. David Swanekamp, Chiropractic Physician , the wellness center offers a complete ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... May 04, 2016 , ... Nordic Naturals announces another breakthrough ... health. This synergistic combination of omega-3 fatty acids and potent antioxidants contains 1000 ... reduced glutathione and 200 mg of N-Acetylcysteine (NAC). , Each nutrient plays ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... May 04, 2016 , ... The preeminent surgical aftercare ... Dickinson needed following breast cancer surgery. In March 2016, the 61-year-old model and reality ... breast cancer that occurs in the milk ducts, according to an interview with ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):